Opening Lines

Write an opening line for the photo below:

IMG_6207Sherry: I thought the breakfast buffet menu said Ham and Eggs, not Hand and Eggs.

Julie: I asked him to lend me a hand. Yeesh. Hate to see what happens if I tell him to blow it out his ear.

Edith: When I hired a handyman I found on Craigslist, this was not what I expected.

Jessie: Suddenly Polly understood her husband’s uncharacteristic offer to have her brother over for dinner.

Barb: It wasn’t until I went off to the Hanson Preparatory School for Gifted Zombies, Vampires, and Werewolves that I finally had a good meal.

Liz: The only thing worse than finding the hand in the silverware drawer was finding the rest of the body in my brand new dining room.

Readers: Add yours!

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About Sherry Harris

Sherry Harris started bargain hunting in second grade at her best friend’s yard sale. She honed her bartering skills as she moved around the country while her husband served in the Air Force. Sherry uses her love of garage sales, her life as a military spouse, and her time living in Massachusetts as inspiration for the Sarah Winston Garage Sale series. Tagged for Death, first in the series, will be out in December 2014.

25 thoughts on “Opening Lines

  1. “The Halloween decorations are getting more and more elaborate every year,” she said.
    “I don’t think that’s a decoration,” I replied.

    (Really, I don’t think I could top any of the others that have been submitted it I had the time to try, and I’m running late for work. Too many great lines to highlight any of them today.)

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